ASHA 2016

12/4/16 I know that I’m a little late in posting about ASHA.  (Has anyone seen my energy lately?  I seemed to have misplaced it about a year ago.)  Anyhow, I want to share an incredible find in the Exhibit Hall.   I think this is an exciting tool for Early Intervention Programs to help parents […]

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Math Talk   

7-29-16  I remember when math class used to be a strength for so many school aged kids receiving language intervention because of the focus on counting and calculations.  That was before Math Talk entered the picture as part of the common core standards.  When our school district offered a professional development session on Math Talk, […]

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Make it Stick (originally published September 28, 2014)

  Have you read this great book yet?  Here’s a summary of study strategies proven by research to work! Make It Stick:  The Science of Successful Learning By Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, Mark McDaniel        2014  Retrieval practice should be the primary study strategy.  This means self-quizzing, retrieving knowledge and skill from memory.       […]

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Standardized Testing with Deaf/Hard of Hearing Students (originally published January 1, 2014)

Have you ever had someone tell you that you cannot give tests standardized on typical hearing children to DHH students?  I have been told that. Here is one study that refutes that claim for two tests. Mi-young Webb, Amy Lederberg,  Measuring Phonological Awareness in Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children, Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, published […]

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